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Twins' Nick Blackburn is Thunder superfan

Updated: April 27, 2011, 4:25 PM ET
By Amanda Rykoff

Minnesota Twins pitcher Nick Blackburn may be a laid back, easy-going guy in the clubhouse, but when it comes to his Oklahoma City Thunder, there's nothing mild-mannered about him. The 29-year-old right-hander, an Oklahoma native, is a self-proclaimed Thunder "super" fan.

He's had a lot to cheer about, as the Thunder lead the Denver Nuggets 3-1 in their first-round playoff series. The potential series-clinching Game 5 is tonight in Oklahoma City.

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